WATCH! Russian President and black belt Vladimir Putin trains with the Russian national judo team in Sochi

January 8, 2016 12:16 pm by Russell Ess

Did you know Russian President Vladimir Putin is a well versed martial artist? The leader of Russia was recently seen training with the Russian national judo team in the city of Sochi.

Putin holds a black belt in judo and karate and has a good relationship with legends Fedor Emelianenko and boxing’s Roy Jones Jr. As Russia’s leading politician, martial arts is an interest Putin has had since he was a young man.

Check out the video of Putin’s training above!


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